SteveBarsotti  
 
Country:   USA
URL:   http://www.kazbar.org
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sound artist and educator who lives in Seattle. His work includes studio based explorations of sound for radio broadcast, site specific sound installation, improvisation and electro-acoustic instruments. He has had his work played on radio in Chicago and Berlin as well as participation in Radio festivals in Canada and Ireland. Currently he is the Academic Director of the Audio Production program at The Art Institute of Seattle. He is a founder of In the Eye of the Ear, an organization dedicated to the promotion of artists who use sound as a primary medium of expression, and has co-curated and co-produced several festivals under that name. He was an original member of W.A.L.K., a collective of artists that did performance and installation work outside the traditional white wall gallery setting. Their perfomramces were durantinal in nature, sometimes lasting for weeks. They performed in an abandoned department store, a park field bath house and in a 13th century observatory in Vilnius, Lithuania. He worked with Experimental Sound Studio for over six years, a not-for-profit arts organization for the promotion of innovative sound art in Chicago. There he worked as manager of their recording facilities, a freelance recording engineer, an instructor in technical and conceptual workshops and volunteer for various projects associated with the organization such as the Chicago Soundscape Project, the Sounds from Chicago Radio Program and BONES, a compilation series of Chicago based sound artists. Accessed 5.11.06 from http://www.kazbar.org/bio.htm
9 Selected Statements
      Worktype Info Year Country Admin
Various Instruments Instrument Design check year 1994 USA Edit
Sonicabal 2 CD - 2001 USA Edit
Gongalong Soundwork Sonicabal 2:or more information: www.sonicabal.com 2001 USA Edit
Werner Soundwork Phonography 2.For more info: www.phonography.org 2002 USA Edit
Say tin-tah-pee-mick CD mimeograph 2003 USA Edit
Box16 Soundwork Grain- a compilation of 99 tracks 2003 USA Edit
Trainyard presence Soundwork Phonography.org-5 (2003 and/OAR) For information on phonography: www.phography.org 2003 USA Edit
Noise reduction on Back Porch CD CD release Say tin-tah-pee-mickwww. mimeograph.net 2003 USA Edit
Rarebit CD Experimental Sound Studio, Chicago 1998 Released by Transparancy Records in Fall of 2006. 2006 USA Edit